[Samba] Accessing public folder without entering password.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Jan 29 09:37:25 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 09:31 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 07:16:24PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > Try 'security=share' and 'guest only = yes'.
> security=share these days leads to many problems that are
> not only caused by Samba.

Interesting.  And given the horror of that code (I didn't even dare to
refactor it, when I did the auth rewrite many years ago), I suppose I
really shouldn't have suggested it...

> Better use something like mapping all users to the guest
> user via username map.

I think the suggested config is now:

map to guest = bad user

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com

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